Break and Enter: Public’s assistance sought
North Bay Police are currently investigating a break and enter that occurred at a restaurant on Hammond Street shortly before 1 a.m. this morning.
The male suspect, who was captured on video, used a rock to smash a window and enter the premises. He then removed cash from the cash register before leaving the scene.
How to submit a tip
Anyone with information that may assist police with this investigation is asked to contact the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555. For those who wish to remain anonymous, there are three ways to contact Near North Crime Stoppers. Call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text the word “Nipper” plus tip information to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online at nearnorthcrimestoppers.com.
Advice to businesses
As North Bay Police continue to investigate a number of recent break-ins, businesses are advised to ensure that their premises are secure and that no cash is left behind in cash registers when businesses are closed. The posting of notices, such as “No cash left on premises overnight,” in store front windows is a wise business practice.